Updated Facts on the U.S. Distributions of Earnings, Income and Wealth

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dc.contributor.author Budría, S.
dc.contributor.author Díaz-Giménez, Javier
dc.contributor.author Quadrini, V.
dc.contributor.author Ríos-Rull, J.V.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T13:36:57Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-20T13:36:57Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Quarterly Review / Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. 2002, vol. 26, p. 2-35
dc.identifier.issn 0271-5287
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/4958
dc.description.abstract This article uses data from the 1998 Survey of Consumer Finances and from recent waves of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics to update a study of economic inequality in the United States based on 1992 and earlier data. The article reports data on the U.S. distributions of earnings, income, and wealth and on related features of inequality, such as age, employment status, educational attainment, and marital status. It also reports data on the economic inequality among U.S. households in financial trouble and on the economic mobility of U.S. households. The article finds that earnings, income, and wealth were very unequally distributed among U.S. households late in the 1990s, just as they had been at the beginning of the decade. It concludes that the basic facts about economic inequality in the United States did not change much during the 1990s.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Federal Reserve Bank, Research Department
dc.title Updated Facts on the U.S. Distributions of Earnings, Income and Wealth
dc.type article
dc.type.review PeerReviewed
dc.description.status Publicado
dc.relation.publisherversion http://www.minneapolisfed.org/research/QR/QR2631.pdf
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
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